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Can a herniated disc cause gas pains? I have 3 herniated discs and i get stomach pains and i need to blow out some gas to feel better

Can a herniated disc cause gas pains? I have 3 herniated discs and i get stomach pains and i need to blow out some gas to feel better

No unless you are : Using medication for your back pain that may be causing the GI symptoms such as nonsteroidal anti inflammatories which have about a 10% GI side effect rate. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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What to take for ulcer pains caused by drinking alcohol?

What to take for ulcer pains caused by drinking alcohol?

Ulcer disease due to: Alcohol abuse is serious. It is best to seek medical evaluation and the provider can make appropriate recommendations based on your case. Are you still drinking? Please consider alcoholics anonymous meetings and sobriety. ...Read more

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What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

Lactose/fiber/air/ib: The causes of persistent gassiness are 1 lactose intolerance 2high fiber diet 3chronin constipation 4swallowed air 5inflammatory bowel disease 6diverticulitis 7antibiotics 8laxatives 9artficial additives(sweetners) no stds do not cause gassyness. ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol cause tonsillitis?

Yes: Alcohol concentration could irritate tissue directly, alcohol could depressed you immune system enhancing infection. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause weight gain?

Does drinking alcohol cause weight gain?

YES: Have you ever heard of "beer belly"? Alcohol has lots of calories that your body does not need for nourishment, and it's easy to forget this when drinking. Here's an article & list: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/alcohol_and_nutrition/page3.Htm#weight the more sweet and exotic drinks are even more fattening than those listed here. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause anal fissures?

No but can worsen: I don't believe there is any direct impact of drinking on anal fissures or hemorrhoids, but it can worsen them. First, alcohol is a diuretic (draws water out of you), so it could make your stool harder & aggravate the area. Also, it interferes w/ multiple components of the body's healing mechanisms, such as platelets, clotting factor, & other products and processes involved in healing. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause bowel obstruction?

Can drinking alcohol cause bowel obstruction?

No: Obstruction is due to scar tissue or hernia. Alcohol causes neither directly but with heavy use, it can lead to liver failure and ascites. This can predispose you to have a hernia and possible blockage. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol while sick cause oral thrush?

Can drinking alcohol while sick cause oral thrush?

How sick &with what?: Thrush is not necessarily an std. Thrush develops when the opportunity presents for a compromised immune system. Many patients who use inhalers that contain steroids are at risk, particularly if some of those steroids are deposited in the oral cavity. Patients on broad-spectrum antibiotics, who take steroids for any inflammatory condition, & those fighting a systemic disease (like HIV) get thrush. ...Read more

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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more